Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing; Is it lawful on the sabbath days to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy it?
Then ſaid Ieſus vnto them, I will aſke you one thing, Is it lawfull on the Sabbath dayes to doe good, or to doe euill? To ſaue life, or to deſtroy it?
εἶπεν οὖν ὁ Ἰησοῦς πρὸς αὐτούς, Ἐπερωτήσω ὑμᾶς τί, Ἔξεστι τοῖς σάββασιν, ἀγαθοποιῆσαι ἢ κακοποιῆσαι; ψυχὴν σῶσαι ἢ ἀπολέσαι;
Εἶπεν οὖν ὁ Ἰησοῦς πρὸς αὐτοὺς, Ἐπερωτήσω ὑμᾶς, τί ἔξεστι τοῖς σάββασιν, ἀγαθοποιῆσαι, ἢ κακοποιῆσαι; ψυχὴν σῶσαι, ἢ ἀπολέσαι;
ἀγαθοποιέω , verb, agathopoieō — to do good (value 1049)
G15, ἀγαθοποιέω agathopoiéō, ag-ath-op-oy-eh'-o; from G17; to be a well-doer (as a favor or a duty):—(when) do good (well).
to do good, do something which profits others
to be a good help to someone
to do someone a favour
to do well, do right
Used in 10 Verses, 5 Books 11  Occurrence Count
ἀπόλλυμι , verb, apollymi — to destroy, destroy utterly (value 661)
G622, ἀπόλλυμι apóllymi, ap-ol'-loo-mee; from G575 and the base of G3639; to destroy fully (reflexively, to perish, or lose), literally or figuratively:—destroy, die, lose, mar, perish.
to put out of the way entirely, abolish, put an end to ruin
to declare that one must be put to death
metaph. to devote or give over to eternal misery in hell
to perish, to be lost, ruined, destroyed
Used in 86 Verses, 15 Books 92  Occurrence Count
αὐτός , pronoun, autos — (1) self (emphatic) (2) he, she, it (used for the third person pronoun) (3) the same (value 971)
G846, αὐτός autós, ow-tos'; from the particle αὖ aû (perhaps akin to the base of G109 through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative G1438) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons:—her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare G848.
himself, herself, themselves, itself
he, she, it
Used in 3781 Verses, 27 Books 5773  Occurrence Count
ἔξεστι , verb, exesti — it is permitted, lawful (value 580)
G1832, ἔξεστι éxesti, ex'-es-tee; third person singular present indicative of a compound of G1537 and G1510; so also ἐξόν exón ex-on' neuter present participle of the same (with or without some form of G1510 expressed); impersonally, it is right (through the figurative idea of being out in public):—be lawful, let, × may(-est).
Used in 30 Verses, 7 Books 32  Occurrence Count
ἐπερωτάω , verb, eperōtaō — to inquire of (value 2091)
G1905, ἐπερωτάω eperōtáō, ep-er-o-tah'-o; from G1909 and G2065; to ask for, i.e. inquire, seek:—ask (after, questions), demand, desire, question.
to accost one with an enquiry, put a question to, enquiry of, ask, interrogate
to address one with a request or demand
to ask of or demand of one
Used in 58 Verses, 7 Books 58  Occurrence Count
ἔπω , verb, eipon — answer, bid, bring word, command (value 885)
G2036, ἔπω épō, ep'-o; a primary verb (used only in the definite past tense, the others being borrowed from G2046, G4483, and G5346); to speak or say (by word or writing):—answer, bid, bring word, call, command, grant, say (on), speak, tell. Compare G3004.
Used in 901 Verses, 16 Books 976  Occurrence Count
ἤ , particle, ē — or, than (value 8)
G2228, ἤ ḗ, ay; a primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than:—and, but (either), (n-)either, except it be, (n-)or (else), rather, save, than, that, what, yea. Often used in connection with other particles. Compare especially G2235, G2260, G2273.
Used in 284 Verses, 24 Books 359  Occurrence Count
Ἰησοῦς , proper masculine noun, iēsous — Jesus or Joshua, the name of the Messiah, also three other Isr (value 888)
G2424, Ἰησοῦς Iēsoûs, ee-ay-sooce'; of Hebrew origin (H3091); Jesus (i.e. Jehoshua), the name of our Lord and two (three) other Israelites:—Jesus.
Jesus = "Jehovah is salvation"
Jesus, the Son of God, the Saviour of mankind, God incarnate
Jesus Barabbas was the captive robber whom the Jews begged Pilate to release instead of Christ
Joshua was the famous captain of the Israelites, Moses' successor (Ac. 7:45, Heb. 4:8)
Jesus, son of Eliezer, one of the ancestors of Christ (Lu. 3:29)
Jesus, surnamed Justus, a Jewish Christian, an associate with Paul in the preaching of the gospel (Col. 4:11)
Used in 935 Verses, 26 Books 975  Occurrence Count
κακοποιέω , verb, kakopoieō — to do evil (value 1076)
G2554, κακοποιέω kakopoiéō, kak-op-oy-eh'-o; from G2555; to be a bad-doer, i.e. (objectively) to injure, or (genitive) to sin:—do(ing) evil.
to do harm
to do evil, do wrong
Used in 4 Verses, 4 Books 4  Occurrence Count
λέγω , verb, legō — to say (value 838)
G3004, †λέγω légō, leg'-o; a primary verb; properly, to "lay" forth, i.e. (figuratively) relate (in words (usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue)); by implication, to mean:—ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say(-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.
to say, to speak
affirm over, maintain
to exhort, advise, to command, direct
to point out with words, intend, mean, mean to say
to call by name, to call, name
to speak out, speak of, mention
Used in 1244 Verses, 25 Books 1343  Occurrence Count
ὁ , article, ho — the (value 70)
G3588, ὁ ho, ho; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom):—the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
this, that, these, etc. Only significant renderings other than "the" counted
Used in 7051 Verses, 27 Books 20257  Occurrence Count
οὖν , particle, oun — therefore, then, (and) so (value 520)
G3767, οὖν oûn, oon; apparently a primary word; (adverbially) certainly, or (conjunctionally) accordingly:—and (so, truly), but, now (then), so (likewise then), then, therefore, verily, wherefore.
then, therefore, accordingly, consequently, these things being so
Used in 521 Verses, 24 Books 528  Occurrence Count
πρός , preposition, pros — advantageous for, at (denotes local proximity), toward (denotes motion toward a place) (value 450)
G4314, πρός prós, pros; a strengthened form of G4253; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e. pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e. near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e. whither or for which it is predicated):—about, according to , against, among, at, because of, before, between, (where-)by, for, × at thy house, in, for intent, nigh unto, of, which pertain to, that, to (the end that), × together, to (you) -ward, unto, with(-in). In the comparative case, it denotes essentially the same applications, namely, motion towards, accession to, or nearness at.
to the advantage of
at, near, by
to, towards, with, with regard to
Used in 674 Verses, 26 Books 725  Occurrence Count
σάββατον , neuter noun, sabbaton — the Sabbath, the seventh day (of the week) (value 626)
G4521, σάββατον sábbaton, sab'-bat-on; of Hebrew origin (H7676); the Sabbath (i.e. Shabbath), or day of weekly repose from secular avocations (also the observance or institution itself); by extension, a se'nnight, i.e. the interval between two Sabbaths; likewise the plural in all the above applications:—sabbath (day), week.
the seventh day of each week which was a sacred festival on which the Israelites were required to abstain from all work
the institution of the sabbath, the law for keeping holy every seventh day of the week
a single sabbath, sabbath day
seven days, a week
Used in 62 Verses, 7 Books 68  Occurrence Count
σύ , pronoun, sy — you (early mod. Eng. thou) (value 600)
G4771, σύ sý, soo; the personal pronoun of the second person singular; thou:—thou. See also G4571, G4671, G4675; and for the plural G5209, G5210, G5213, G5216.
Used in 163 Verses, 16 Books 178  Occurrence Count
σώζω , verb, sōzō — to save (value 1807)
G4982, †σώζω sṓzō, sode'-zo; from a primary σῶς sōs (contraction for obsolete σάος sáos, "safe"); to save, i.e. deliver or protect (literally or figuratively):—heal, preserve, save (self), do well, be (make) whole.
to save, keep safe and sound, to rescue from danger or destruction
one (from injury or peril)
to save a suffering one (from perishing), i.e. one suffering from disease, to make well, heal, restore to health
to preserve one who is in danger of destruction, to save or rescue
to save in the technical biblical sense
to deliver from the penalties of the Messianic judgment
to save from the evils which obstruct the reception of the Messianic deliverance
Used in 103 Verses, 19 Books 109  Occurrence Count
τίς , pronoun, tis — who? which? what? (value 510)
G5101, τίς tís, tis; probably emphatic of G5100; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what (in direct or indirect questions):—every man, how (much), + no(-ne, thing), what (manner, thing), where (-by, -fore, -of, -unto, - with, -withal), whether, which, who(-m, -se), why.
Used in 483 Verses, 20 Books 535  Occurrence Count
ὑμᾶς , pronoun, hymas — you (value 641)
G5209, ὑμᾶς humas, hoo-mas'; accusative case of G5210; you (as the objective of a verb or preposition):—ye, you (+ -ward), your (+ own).
Used in 388 Verses, 22 Books 437  Occurrence Count
ψυχή , feminine noun, psychē — breath, the soul (value 1708)
G5590, ψυχή psychḗ, psoo-khay'; from G5594; breath, i.e. (by implication) spirit, abstractly or concretely (the animal sentient principle only; thus distinguished on the one hand from G4151, which is the rational and immortal soul; and on the other from G2222, which is mere vitality, even of plants: these terms thus exactly correspond respectively to the Hebrew H5315, H7307 and H2416):—heart (+ -ily), life, mind, soul, + us, + you.
the breath of life
the vital force which animates the body and shows itself in breathing
that in which there is life
a living being, a living soul
the seat of the feelings, desires, affections, aversions (our heart, soul etc.)
the (human) soul in so far as it is constituted that by the right use of the aids offered it by God it can attain its highest end and secure eternal blessedness, the soul regarded as a moral being designed for everlasting life
the soul as an essence which differs from the body and is not dissolved by death (distinguished from other parts of the body)
Used in 95 Verses, 19 Books 105  Occurrence Count
|Luke 6:9Modern KJV—Authorized Version
|Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing; Is it lawful on the sabbath days to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy it?
|Original Text (TR 1894)Stephanus 1550 (Total 12659)
|εἶπεν οὖν ὁ Ἰησοῦς πρὸς αὐτούς, Ἐπερωτήσω ὑμᾶς τί, Ἔξεστι τοῖς σάββασιν, ἀγαθοποιῆσαι ἢ κακοποιῆσαι; ψυχὴν σῶσαι ἢ ἀπολέσαι;
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|Data from Strong's Concordance
|I will ask
|Is it lawful
|on the sabbath days
|to do good,
|to do evil?
|to destroy it?
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